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Early ACC Football Predictions for 2018

By Steven Lassan, 1 week 21 hours ago
The top of the ACC in 2018 could look a lot like the 2017 standings. Clemson has claimed three consecutive conference titles and begins the preseason as the favorite for next fall. The Tigers should have an explosive offense, while the defense should remain among the best in college football. Florida State is the biggest threat to Clemson in the Atlantic Division, but coach Willie Taggart...

Ranking All 130 College Football Teams

By Steven Lassan, 1 week 2 days ago
The 2017-18 college football season is officially in the books, and it’s time to take a look back at the year with full 130 team rankings for every FBS team based upon the body of work. Alabama defeated Georgia on Jan. 8 to claim the national championship, and in no surprise, coach Nick Saban’s team takes the top spot in the rankings. The Bulldogs finish No. 2, with Clemson and...

College Football Bowl Spread Picks: Orange, Fiesta, Rose, Sugar and Peach

By Mitch Light, 2 weeks 6 days ago
College football's bowl slate wraps up with an intriguing slate of must-see matchups on Dec. 30 and Jan. 1. Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson could be playing in his final collegiate game in the TaxSlayer Bowl against Mississippi State. The Liberty Bowl features Memphis' high-powered offense against an improved Iowa State team, and the Fiesta Bowl matches a tough Washington defense...

Military Bowl Preview and Prediction: Virginia vs. Navy

By Antwan Staley, 3 weeks 5 days ago
A year after finishing 2-10, the Virginia Cavaliers are in a bowl game for the first time since 2011. The Cavaliers are trying to win their first bowl game since 2005 when they go up against the Navy Midshipmen in the Military Bowl. The game will be played on the service academy’s home field, Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis, Maryland.   Navy (6-6) is coming off a...

College Football Bowl Spread Picks: Pinstripe, Cotton, Alamo, Sun and Holiday

By Mitch Light, 3 weeks 6 days ago
The post-Christmas slate of college football's bowl season kicks off on Dec. 26 with three games, including the Heart of Dallas Bowl between West Virginia and Utah, along with the Cactus Bowl matchup of Kansas State versus UCLA. A busy slate is on tap for Dec. 27, as the schedule features four games, including the Texas Bowl between former Big 12 foes Missouri and Texas. With ...

College Football's 2017 Postseason All-America Team

By Steven Lassan, 3 weeks 6 days ago
With college football’s 2017 regular season in the books and bowl season already underway, it’s time to take a look back and honor the best of the best and top performers for the All-America team. Whether it was on offense, defense or special teams, there were no shortage of clutch performances by players at every position. Heisman Trophy winner Baker Mayfield claimed...

ACC 2017 Season Awards and All-Conference Team

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 21 hours ago
The ACC was arguably the best conference in college football during the 2016 season, and while the 2017 edition wasn't quite as strong, this year was still another standout fall on the gridiron. Clemson finished the regular season as the No. 1 seed for the College Football Playoff and is making its third consecutive trip to the four-team championship behind coach Dabo Swinney. Louisville...

College Football's 10 Best Position Battles to Watch in December Bowl Games

By Bryan Fischer, 1 month 4 days ago
It’s the happy, happiest time of the year for college football fans – bowl season! After a long and winding trip since camp started in August, we’re on the last legs of the 2017 season and all set for some meetings between huge names we usually don’t see play each other. As great as some of the matchups are this postseason though, they might not hold a candle to the...

College Football Bowl Spread Picks: Las Vegas, Bahamas, Birmingham and Dollar General

By Mitch Light, 1 month 4 days ago
College football's bowl season starts on Dec. 16 with five matchups on tap, including Oregon-Boise State in the Las Vegas Bowl, as well as North Texas and Troy meeting in the New Orleans Bowl. After the opening Saturday of the 2017-18 bowl season, nine other games are slated prior to Dec. 25. With bowl season approaching, here are picks against the spread for each postseason game from...

Predictions for Every College Football 2017-18 Bowl Game

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 1 week ago
College football’s bowl season kicks off on Saturday, Dec. 16 and continues until the national championship in Atlanta, Ga. on Jan. 8. With the bowl lineup set and confidence pools and pick’em contests set to start on Dec. 16, three writers for Athlon Sports share predictions for every bowl.   Five games are slated for the first Saturday of action and nine other...